Fayette, Iowa (July 14, 2006) – Upper Iowa University is among 30 private colleges and universities participating in Iowa Private College Week (IPCW), a time for prospective students and their families to visit campuses to match their skills and interests with a higher education experience that best meets their needs and goals.
Visits at Upper Iowa will begin at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day Monday, Aug. 7 through Friday, Aug. 11. Interested students are encouraged to register at http://manchester.uiu.edu or by calling or 800-553-4150, option two.
“Independent-thinking students and their parents shop around for higher education just like they shop for cars and clothes,” said Dr. Alan Walker, Upper Iowa University president. “They shop for value and convenience; they compare quality and price. Campus visits are vitally important to helping them understand what we do and how well we do it.”
Iowa Private College Week is sponsored by the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU). The event draws hundreds of college-seeking students from Iowa and the surrounding states. Visit http://www.thinkindependently.com for more information on Iowa’s private colleges and universities.
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing educational excellence and leadership development to approximately 6,000 students – both nationally and internationally -- at our traditional campus in picturesque Fayette, Iowa; through our various online degree programs; at our U.S. centers; via correspondence program; and at our international centers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Vancouver. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in the delivery of accredited, quality education and is proud of its diverse range of student populations and progressive, flexible options for traditional and non-traditional students of all ages. To learn more about Upper Iowa University, its degree programs, locations and renowned scholars, please visit us at www.uiu.edu.
Upper Iowa University
Sheila Miller, Director
Upper Iowa University
P.O. Box 1859
Fayette, IA 52142-1859